By Train

From / to Shin Kobe Station

  • Complimentary shuttle bus takes about 25 minutes
     Shuttle Schedule
  • By taxi, the time required is about 20 minutes; fare is approximately ¥2,000

From / to Sannomiya Station
    (JR, Hankyu, Hanshin, Kobe City Subway, Port Liner Monorail)

  • Complimentary hotel shuttle takes about 15 minutes
     Shuttle Schedule
  • By taxi, the time required is about 10 minutes; fare is approximately ¥1,500
  • Port Liner monorail takes about 10 minutes to P-06, Shimin Hiroba Station
    • Actual taxi fares depend on traffic conditions; evening and late night surcharges may apply

From/to Kobe Airport

  • Port Liner monorail takes about 8 minutes to P-06, Shimin Hiroba Station
  • By taxi, the time required is about 8 minutes; fare is approximately ¥1,500

From/to Kansai International Airport and Osaka (Itami) Airport

Airport Limousine Bus Information

Kansai International Airport ←→ Sannomiya about 65 minutes
Osaka (Itami) Airport ←→ Sannomiya about 40 minutes

For information about fares and schedules, please visit the Hanshin Bus homepage: http://www.hanshin-bus.co.jp/limo_en/

  • From Sannomiya, please take the hotel courtesy shuttle, Port Liner monorail or taxi to the Kobe Portopia Hotel. The airport limousine stop is a short walk from the hotel courtesy shuttle stop (Mint Kobe building) and Sannomiya Station.

By Kobe Kansai Airport Bay Shuttle Ferry

The high speed ferry ride takes approximately 31 minutes.
For information about fares and schedules, please visit http://www.kobe-access.co.jp/en/index.html

  • The Bay Shuttle bus to the Port Liner monorail station at Kobe Airport takes about 2-3 minutes
  • Port Liner monorail takes about 8 minutes to P-06, Shimin Hiroba Station

Direct Bus Service to Universal Studios Japan (USJ)

  • Operated by Shinki Bus Co., reservations required; bus takes about 45 minutes
  • Only on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays
    ※ Daily service available 4/1~4/6、4/29~5/5、7/21~8/31、12/23~1/6

Universal Studios Japan® opening time

9:00

10:00

Kobe Portopia Hotel bus departure time

7:50
9:20

8:50

Universal Studios Japan® closing time

17:00

18:00

19:00

20:00

21:00 or later

Buses to Kobe Portopia Hotel from USJ

17:30

18:30

19:30

20:30

21:30

Reservations required by 8PM on the preceding day; the Guest Service Salon can assist with bus tickets and reservations.

  • Fares: Adults (one-way) ¥800, Children (one-way) ¥400
  • The bus is non-smoking
  • Please note that Universal Studios Japan may limit entry on busy days for crowd control purposes.

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